Presented at the International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA) – October 2016 Symposium


Autonomous aircraft systems have testing requirements that are distinct from traditional manned and unmanned aircraft. In traditional aircraft testing, the airworthiness is predicated on the ability of an aircrew (test pilot or operator) to safely control the vehicle through the test envelope. Autonomous aircraft, conversely, are designed to obviate the need for human-in-the-loop controls, so traditional airworthiness paradigms are not sufficient….Read more

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